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interstellar

Interstellar technology throws light on spinning black holes

The visual effects team from Christopher Nolan’s epic, Interstellar, have provided new insights into the powerful effects of black holes.

lightning

High-speed solar winds increase lightning strikes on Earth

New evidence suggests that lightning on Earth is triggered not only by cosmic rays from space, but also by energetic particles from the Sun.

astronomy

Astronomy Image Explorer launched

IOP Publishing and the American Astronomical Society are pleased to announce the launch of the Astronomy Image Explorer.

roboclam

"RoboClam" hits new depths as robotic digger

A digging robot inspired by the unique mechanisms employed by the Atlantic razor clam has been created by a group of researchers in the US.

materials science

IOP Publishing expands materials science publishing programme

We are pleased to announce the addition of three new materials research titles to our journal publishing programme.

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Physics in Medicine & Biology Citations Prize

Congratulations to Andreas Christ et al.

Physics in Medicine & Biology Roberts Prize

Congratulations to Costas Arvanitis et al.

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IOP Eurovision collection

Read the IOP Eurovision collection 2015

Our editors have specially selected papers to mark this year's Eurovision song contest.

20 May 2015Bristol, UK
STAM cover

Reported successes and failures aid hot pursuit of superconductivity

New review published in Science and Technology of Advanced Materials provides invaluable data for researchers in superconductivity.

15 May 2015Tsukuba, Japan
Octopus robot

Octopus arm inspires future surgical tool

A robotic arm that can bend, stretch and squeeze through cluttered environments has been created by a group of researchers from Italy.

14 May 2015Bristol, UK

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A range of opportunities for jobseekers with backgrounds in physics or engineering. More >

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Fast, versatile and effective proceedings publication service for your conference. More >

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